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Flaming Gorilla Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the Flaming Gorilla, a cocktail that promises to tantalize your taste buds and elevate your mixology experience. Whether you’re a cocktail enthusiast or a curious beginner who likes Peppermint Schnapps, Kahlua, or 151 Proof Rum, this drink might impress.

Table of contents:

  1. Description
  2. Ingredients
  3. Instructions
  4. Nutrition
  5. Shopping list
  6. Related Cocktails
  7. FAQ
  8. Conclusion

Flaming Gorilla Cocktail Description

The Flaming Gorilla falls under the Shot and Alcoholic categories, making it a perfect choice for those who appreciate a drink with character. Served in Shot glass, this drink tastes exquisite and presents itself visually appealing.

The Flaming Gorilla is not just a cocktail, it’s an art form. With 3 ingredients including Peppermint schnapps, Kahlua, 151 proof rum, it invites you into a world of exquisite flavors and textures. This cocktail stands as a symbol of creativity and sophistication. Enjoy similar experiences with cocktails like Siberian Dutchman, Hurricane, Cookie Monster #2.

Flaming Gorilla Ingredients

A great cocktail starts with the right ingredients. For the Flaming Gorilla, you will need the following:

US Metric
  • 1 part Peppermint schnapps
  • 1 part Kahlua
  • 1 part Bacardi 151 proof rum
  • 1 part Peppermint schnapps
  • 1 part Kahlua
  • 1 part Bacardi 151 proof rum

Each component in this cocktail plays a vital role in creating the unique flavor profile of this drink.

How to Make a Flaming Gorilla Cocktail

Preparation time: 3
Total time: 8

Creating the Flaming Gorilla cocktail is an art in itself. Follow these steps for the perfect outcome:

To craft this exquisite cocktail, begin by carefully combining the following ingredients: 1 part Peppermint schnapps, 1 part Kahlua, 1 part Bacardi 151 proof rum. Once blended to perfection, pour into the shot glass and enjoy. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the Flaming Gorilla Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
300.0 0.0 75.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for Flaming Gorilla are only approximate values, as for each raw material, the manufacturers use different ingredients to make their products. A general value has been used based on the ingredients (which may be substituted) to calculate the nutrition results in this recipe. The values shown are per serving.

Shopping List for the Flaming Gorilla Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Peppermint Schnapps, Kahlua, and 151 Proof Rum.

Quality ingredients are key to the perfect cocktail, Flaming Gorilla.

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the Flaming Gorilla cocktail are also found in many other drinks. This list shows how many times each ingredient is used in the recipes and what proportion of each ingredient is used in the cocktail descriptions on our Cocktails recipe & Drinks site.

Used Ingredient Applied % of Total Cocktails
Peppermint Schnapps 183 times 1.12%
Kahlua 388 times 2.37%
151 Proof Rum 359 times 2.20%

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Flaming Gorilla FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the Flaming Gorilla Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect Flaming Gorilla.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the Flaming Gorilla?
  • A: The ingredients include Peppermint Schnapps, Kahlua, and 151 Proof Rum, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the Flaming Gorilla cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Shot glass is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 981 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 6.00% of the cocktailing instructions.


The Flaming Gorilla cocktail is more than just a drink; it’s a sensory journey. From its intricate blend of flavors to its elegant presentation, this cocktail is a testament to the art of mixology. Whether you’re hosting a party or enjoying a quiet evening, the Flaming Gorilla is the perfect addition to any occasion.

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